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The Effects of Medical Technology on The U.S. Economy

Charlie Rosenblum ’18 is an Economics and French major at Grinnell College interested in health economics and development.   On March 23rd, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (or ACA for short) into law. Like many actions that come with the presidency, this was followed by much controversy as critics… Read more The Effects of Medical Technology on The U.S. Economy

“Frailty, Danger, and Isolation”: Turn-of-the Century America and the Pathologization of Old Age

Meredith Carroll is a rising senior at Grinnell College, where she studies history, plays flute, and braves the Iowa climate as a campus tour guide. Her interests include the history of the popularization of science and its intersections with the history of the book. She can regularly be found ensconced in Grinnell’s Burling Library, with… Read more “Frailty, Danger, and Isolation”: Turn-of-the Century America and the Pathologization of Old Age